Chad 1900-1960 Article - Octobre 2009

Marielle Debos

Marielle Debos, « Chad 1900-1960  », Online Encyclopedia of Mass Violence, numéro spécial Index chronologiques, octobre 2009, p. 13. 〈〉


Violence has a long history in Chad. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the societies of the south suffered from raids launched by the Muslim empire-states of Kanem-Borno, Baguirmi, Ouaddai and Darfur (today in Sudan) in order to capture slaves (Azevedo, 1978 and 1982). Moreover, wars between slave kingdoms were frequent and ‘endless’ (Reyna, 1990).

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